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Police identify suspect in cell phone theft

Police have identified the red-haired suspect wanted in connection to the theft of 26 cell phones from a vehicle in unincorporated Lawrenceville. They believe there may be others involved in the crime.

Man accused of lewd act at Lilburn-area park ID'd as mental patient

The man has been committed, police said.

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Cops: Two men shot at volleyball game with 30 people on hand

The shooting happened Sunday night near Peachtree Corners.

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Cops ID woman with bright red hair who allegedly stole, sold 26 cell phones | PHOTOS

Gwinnett police are looking for a woman they believe stole, and later sold, 26 cell phones after a car break-in.

Police investigating shooting that sent two to hospital

The incident brought officers to 4769 Winters Chapel Road at about 9:10 p.m. where they found two victims and transported them to Gwinnett Medical Center in Lawrenceville and North Fulton Hospital.

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Lawrenceville man gets life without parole for stabbing grandmother 33 times

Eric Lamont Bolling has been sentenced to life without parole for Parviz Moledina’s murder, days before Thanksgiving 2012.

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Peachtree Corners murder suspect claims victim tried to run him over, detective testifies

Rickey Williams, 36, is accused in the death of Lynett Karim, 29.

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Police investigating early-morning homicide outside Norcross-area apartments

A man was found shot dead in the parking lot of Forest Vale Apartments at about 2 a.m. Friday.

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Grand jury indicts ex-Buford football star Steven Singleton, Duluth parents in unrelated child deaths

Singleton is charged with felony murder in the death of his girlfriend’s 4-year-old son. Herbert Landell and Lauren Fristed are accused of starving their infant daughter to death.

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Man killed in hit-and-run was Phillips State Prison sergeant

James McCrystal, 47, of Flowery Branch was on his way to help supervise an inmate in the hospital when he crashed on Interstate 85.

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Sketch of suspect released in 'brazen' Lawrenceville daytime sexual assault

The police are asking for the public’s help identifying the man.

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Armed robber claims he needs money for his sick daughter

The robberies happened Friday near Snellville and Lawrenceville.

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Gwinnett animal control officer charged with animal cruelty in dog beating

Austin Fetner had claimed he was in fear for his life when he hit the dog with his pole in August.

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Cops: Witnesses sought after fatal wreck suspect claims she can’t remember accident

Phray Meh of Clarkston allegedly fled the scene a few hours before turning herself in on charges in the crash that killed james mccrystal

GBI investigating Grayson police shooting

A man was shot by officers multiple times after refusing to drop a weapon, police said.